What we're about

SCPL's Adult(ish) is dedicated to embracing your inner kid.
We offer classes, workshops, paint n' sips, game nights and events for 20 & 30 somethings who want to take a break from adulting too hard.

Some of our favorite past events include: Gilmore Girls Trivia, Comic Con, Essential Oil Classes, Harry Potter Day and Vegan Cooking.

Join our group and get social with us!

Upcoming events (5+)

Harry Potter Yoga

Schenectady County Public Library

Calling all Muggles, Squibs, Witches and Wizards! Magic meets Yoga on the mat for Wingardium Vinyasa flow. Come learn a magical sun salutation while casting spells, breathe fire and become an animagus. Wear comfortable clothing or come in your best athleisure Harry Potter costume! Bring a mat and a wand or borrow one of ours! Stick around afterwards for a glass of Butterbeer and delicious Potter themed treats. If you love this even you won't want to miss our Harry Potter Day on Saturday, October 26. Ages 18+ only, FREE

NaNoWriMo Kick Off Party

Schenectady County Public Library

National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) is a wild ride through your own creative landscape. It’s a personal challenge to write a 50,000-word novel during November – Hundreds of local chapters around the world form a vibrant community of support and meet throughout the month to wordsmith together. Join us for our Kick Off Party! We will have food, prizes and plenty of "pep-talk." Come and meet other WriMos in the neighborhood! Meet your local ML (Municipal Liaison) for Schenectady. We will also be hosting weekly write-ins all month long. Ages 18+, FREE

Pop-up Board Game Cafe w/ Bard and Baker

Schenectady County Public Library

Do you want to learn how to fight zombies, build a railroad empire to just trade a few bricks for some sheep? Drop-by and learn new board games like Settlers of Catan, Anomia, Avalon and more provided by Bard and Baker Board Game Cafe in Troy, NY ! Come with your friends, or come to make new ones! Bard and Baker will also have a pop-up cafe selling (cash and credit accepted) their signature snacks, pastries and drinks including bubble teas. Hourly door prize drawings! You don't want to miss this very special evening which we are staying open late for! Adults, Ages 14+ only. For our younger gamers, join us in the children's Slater room from 5-7 for special family games.

NaNoWriMo Write-In

Schenectady County Public Library

National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) is a wild ride through your own creative landscape. It’s a personal challenge to write a 50,000-word novel during November – Hundreds of local chapters around the world form a vibrant community of support and meet throughout the month to wordsmith together. We will host write-ins every Thursday (except Thanksgiving) in November. Commune with other writers, bask in the creative energy, and get out those words. Grace, our regions liaison will be on hand to help get you writing with fun prompts. Coffee and refreshments will be served Ages 18+, FREE

Past events (10)

Adult Coloring

Schenectady County Public Library

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